Thread: Bicep help
01-04-2002, 11:54 PM #1New Member
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Hi friends. I've been serious lifting for 1 year. I've lost about 30 pounds through cardio. And now, I'm on a bulking cycle. I've made good gains on my biceps, but I find that it's hard to gain the mass and peak. Here is my bicep routine:
Concentratin curls: 2 sets of 10-12 reps moderate, 2 sets of 6 reps heavy, and 1 final heavy set to failure.
Preacher curls: same routine as above
Hammer curls: same as above
21's using the ez-curl bar: 2 sets of 21's to finish the routine off.
Friends, can you suggest something different for a bigger peak? Much obliged.
01-05-2002, 01:15 AM #2
heres a couple tips
always start with dumb bells, do normal curls and hammer curls try 3-4 sets of 10-15
then do ur concentration and preacher curls, with curls you more reps so do about 15 if u could sqeeze it out. and dont use light weight, but dont use extremely heavy weight either. and i only use strait bars now, no more ez or curled bars
do 7 halfs ( you do 7 reps of the bottum half, then 7 reps of the top half, then 7 normal, without ever putting the bar down)
then do 7's (relatively moderate weight, curl 7 times, hold the bar for 7 seconds, then curl 14 times, hold the bar another seven seconds, then do 21, u never put the bar down for this one either) this wwill make ur arms blow up
next is the parymid, do this with a friend, and use a bar that u would use to bench *45 lb* (u do 1 then he does 1, u do 2 then he does 2, u do 3 then he does 3 and so on, go up to either 8 or 10, then work you way back down to 1)
finish up with some more dumbellcurls
01-05-2002, 01:35 AM #3
I have always had big but elongated Bi's (no peaks). I do a shit load of peak exercises now and wow what a diff..... the main 2 are concentration and incline dumbbell curls....An cut out the preacher for now...
01-08-2002, 02:28 AM #4
My biceps have a big peak...Although id rather have them bigger unflexed, but im workin on that..... neways for a big peak try close grip preacher curls with the ez bar
01-08-2002, 07:51 PM #5Associate Member
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if u want the peak look, u can always do wat ur doin now, but at least add in a dumbell workout and at peak consintration rotate ur hand away from ur body, it gets the bicep brachii working....
01-08-2002, 08:11 PM #6VET
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Re: okOriginally posted by TheGame826
Bdo 7 halfs ( you do 7 reps of the bottum half, then 7 reps of the top half, then 7 normal, without ever putting the bar down)
01-08-2002, 08:31 PM #7
For mass try to start first exercise with standing Barbell Curls. 1 set for warmup then go heavy for 4 sets. Then move on to the rest of the workout. JMO
01-09-2002, 01:55 AM #8
WoW alot of diffrent opinions on Building Bi's
01-09-2002, 02:58 AM #9
You need to keep bicep workouts varied and need to hit all of the muscles that form the bicep.There are some good routines listed and I have just started back with 21,s and beginning to wonder why I ever gave them up!!
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